Recall: ZapBulb mosquito zapper LED light bulbs
On 2016-09-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding ZapBulb mosquito zapper LED light bulbs due to a potential electrical shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2016 for about $30.
About 10,000 units are involved in this HAUS led light bulb recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Light Bulbs category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The light bulb's base can separate from the connector, posing an electrical shock hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the HAUS ZapBulb 2-in-1 mosquito zapper LED light bulbs. The 10-watt bulb has a white grid housing that measures about 3.1 inches high, 3.1 inches wide and 6.1 inches deep. The grid housing has a blue light used to attract insects and an LED light below, for lighting. Only units without any markings or labels are included in this recall. SKU number IK 3000 is on the product's packaging.
These items were sold new+ Online at Amazon, Groupon, Hammacher Schlemmer, Pulse TV, Sharper Image, Sportsman and Universal Direct from April 2016 through July 2016 for about $30.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light bulbs, turn off the power supply and contact Creative Sourcing for a free replacement mosquito zapper LED light bulb, including shipping, and instructions for removing and replacing the light bulb. Creative Sourcing will reimburse consumers if a professional electrician is needed to remove the recalled light bulb's base.
Creative Sourcing International/Haus toll-free at 888-521-8326 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.hauswares.com and click on Recall Information for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received two reports of the bulb separating from the connector. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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